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Canter For A Cause Returning To Pimlico On Oct. 29

Canter for a Cause, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year in Maryland, is scheduled to make its return to historic Pimlico Race Course Sunday, Oct. 29, giving fans the opportunity to follow in the hoofprints of some of Thoroughbred racing’s greatest champions. Sponsored by the Maryland Jockey Club, Canter for a […]

38th Annual Maryland Million Anchors Laurel Park’s Fall Meet Stakes Action

Laurel Park will continue the stakes action during its calendar year-ending fall meet Saturday, Oct. 14 with the 38th running of the Jim McKay Maryland Million. ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races,’ the Maryland Million celebrates the progeny of stallions standing in the state with eight stakes and four starter stakes worth a combined $1.08 million […]

Laurel Juvenile Stakes Winners Brocknardini, Air Recruit Possible For Breeders’ Cup

Thomas Brockley and Daryn Bedinotti’s 2-year-old filly Brocknardini, who impressed earning her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Selima at Laurel Park, will be pointed to a potential start in the Breeders’ Cup, trainer George Weaver said. Brocknardini rolled to a popular 2¼-length triumph in the 1 1/16-mile Selima for juvenile fillies, which in 2019 […]

Air Recruit Impresses In Laurel Futurity, Breeders’ Cup Could Be Option ‘If We Can Get In’

Mark Grier’s Air Recruit, third behind one of the top juveniles in the country three weeks ago, put his own talent on display and has his connections considering the Breeders’ Cup with an impressive 5½-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park. The 97th running of the Futurity for 2-year-olds anchored four stakes […]

Brocknardini Scores ‘Very Professional’ First Stakes Win In Selima

Thomas Brockley and Daryn Bedinotti’s Brocknardini, stretched out and dropped in class off a nightmarish stakes debut against Grade 1 company just two weeks earlier, returned to the races in style with a 2¼-length victory in the $100,000 Selima on Saturday at Laurel Park. The 94th running of the 1 1/16-mile Selima for 2-year-old fillies […]

Michael Matz Hoping History Repeats Itself As Understudy Kitty Steps Up To Laurel Futurity

Nearly two decades after winning with a relatively unknown horse that would go on to greater glory, trainer Michael Matz brings another talented maiden winner to Laurel Park in search of stakes success in Saturday’s $150,000 Laurel Futurity. Matz will saddle Runnymoore Racing homebred Understudy Kitty in the 97th running of the Futurity for 2-year-olds, […]

Russell, Barbosa Repeat As Pimlico Fall Meet Leaders

In a repeat of last year, trainer Brittany Russell and jockey Jeiron Barbosa finished at the top of their respective standings as historic Pimlico Race Course wrapped up its boutique nine-day fall meet Sunday. Russell had one winner from three starters Sunday, Michael Dubb and Michael Caruso’s 2-year-old filly Low Society ($4) in Race 3, […]

Highestdistinction Extends Streak In BWI Turf Cup At Pimlico

Willow Lane Stables Inc. homebred Highestdistinction, better than ever at the age of 6, ran his win streak to three races with a second consecutive stakes triumph and first in graded company in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course. The 17th running of the one-mile BWI Turf Cup for […]

‘He Shows Up Every Time’: Smokin’ T Headlines Pimlico’s BWI Turf Cup

DATTT Stable homebred Smokin’ T, a stakes winner last month that came within a half-length of earning a million-dollar payday just two weeks ago, wheels back for another chance at picking up graded credentials in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course. The 17th running of the one-mile BWI Turf […]